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Handbook of Intensive Care Organization and Management

Handbook of Intensive Care Organization and Management Author Andrew Webb
ISBN-10 9781783269525
Release 2016-07-28
Pages 424
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The global trend of increasingly ageing societies and long term illnesses has meant a growth in demand for intensive care resources. This book advises on leadership and organizational development of intensive care units, in order to give best practices for governance, performance, emergency response and safety. Written by international experts in the field, each chapter allows researchers, clinicians and service providers worldwide to be able to refer to this single reference book. In seven parts, the volume will tackle aspects of intensive care management in both global and local contexts, and interrogate the key concerns that service providers face. It works as an informative guide for the practical administration of intensive care, as well as being international in its design and information.

The Oxford Handbook of Health Care Management

The Oxford Handbook of Health Care Management Author Ewan Ferlie
ISBN-10 9780198705109
Release 2016
Pages 560
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This Handbook provides an authoritative overview of current issues and debates in the field of health care management. It contains over twenty chapters from well-known and eminent academic authors, who were carefully selected for their expertise and asked to provide a broad and critical overview of developments in their particular topic area. The development of an international perspective and body of knowledge is a key feature of the book. The Handbook secondly makes a case for bringing back a social science perspective into the study of the field of health care management. It therefore contains a number of contrasting and theoretically orientated chapters (e.g. on institutionalism; critical management studies). This social science based approach is a refreshing alternative to much existing work in this domain and offers a good way into current academic debates in this field. The Handbook thirdly explores a variety of important policy and organizational developments apparent within the current health care field (e.g. new organizational forms; growth of management consulting in health care organizations). It therefore explores and comments on major contemporary trends apparent in the practice field.

Organisation and Management of Intensive Care

Organisation and Management of Intensive Care Author Maria Giulia Abate
ISBN-10 9783941468276
Release 2010
Pages 403
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The creation of units dedicated to treating critically ill patients is a recent development in our hospitals. In Europe, the first "modern" ICU was established in Copenhagen during the large polio epidemics in 1951-52. Since then, the ICU and intensive care as a field of highly specialised medical competencies have developed side by side. The demand for ICU resources is likely to increase considerably in the coming decades, not least as a consequence of the "age pandemic" that is rapidly changing (population) demographics. This book focuses on the many different aspects around the organisation of modern intensive care. Discussions about the concepts of intensive care, its structure and processes are highlighted in over 50 chapters all written by international experts in intensive care medicine. The book comprises the following sections: Concepts; Structures, Monitoring & Personnel; Processes; Outcomes; Conclusion. All clinical personnel working in the ICU as well as managers of hospitals should read this book. It will hopefully set the modern "ICU standard" and will thus be a tool in planning for the challenges we all will face treating critically ill patients in the future.

Oxford Textbook of Critical Care

Oxford Textbook of Critical Care Author Clinical Professor Division of Critical Care Andrew Webb
ISBN-10 9780199600830
Release 2016-07-25
Pages 1824
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The thoroughly revised second edition of the Oxford Textbook of Critical Care is a comprehensive multi-disciplinary text covering all aspects of adult intensive care management. Uniquely the book takes a problem-orientated approach providing a reference source for clinical issues experienced every day in the intensive care unit. The text is organized into short topics allowing readers to rapidly access authoritative information on specific clinical problems. Each topic refers to basic physiological principles and provides up-to-date treatment advice supported by references to the most vital literature. Where international differences exist in clinical practice, authors cover alternative views. Key messages summarise each topic in order to aid quick review and decision making. Edited and written by an international group of recognized experts from many disciplines, the second edition of the Oxford Textbook of Critical Care provides an up-to-date reference that is relevant for intensive care units and emergency departments globally. This volume is the definitive text for all health care providers, including physicians, nurses, respiratory therapists, and other allied health professionals who take care of critically ill patients. This print edition of The Oxford Textbook of Critical Care comes with a year's access to the online version on Oxford Medicine Online. By activating your unique access code, you can read and annotate the full text online, follow links from the references to primary research materials, and view, enlarge and download all the figures and tables.

Oxford Handbook of Critical Care

Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Author Mervyn Singer
ISBN-10 9780191018237
Release 2009-03-26
Pages 704
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The fully revised, third edition of this bestselling Handbook describes best practice of critical care in a succinct, concise and clinically-orientated way. Covering the principles of general management, it includes therapeutic and monitoring devices, specific disorders of organ systems, as well as detailed information on drugs and fluids. New material has been added on key areas such as airway maintenance, dressing techniques, infection control, echocardiography, tissue perfusion monitoring, coma and more. With up-to-date references and invaluable clinical advice, there is also plenty of space to add notes or amend sections to suit local protocols. Patient-centred and practical, it will serve the consultant, trainee, nurse or other allied health professionals as both a reference and aide memoir. This is the indispensable Oxford Handbook for all those working within critical care.

Oxford American Handbook of Critical Care

Oxford American Handbook of Critical Care Author John Kellum
ISBN-10 9780195305289
Release 2007-09-19
Pages 595
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Patients in Critical Care Departments require constant and intensive care, and their conditions are always serious and can quickly turn for the worse, demanding quick and effective intervention. The bedside is a maze of monitors, tubing, and ventilators, all of which demand a knowledge ofcomplex levels and settings. Because of these factors, students and hospital staff need a manual that provides authoritative, easily accessed information on assessment, treatment, and management of critical conditions. This new Oxford American Handbook of Critical Care is the perfect resource forthese critical settings. Based on the hugely popular Oxford Handbook of Critical Care from Oxford UK, this all new Handbook, from the highly acclaimed Department of Critical Care at the University of Pittsburgh, offers concise, clinically oriented guidelines in the proven format of the OxfordHandbook series. It will appeal to physicians, students, nurses, and anyone looking for a comprehensive, concise, easy to use, and affordable manual of Critical Care.

The Quality Handbook for Health Care Organizations

The Quality Handbook for Health Care Organizations Author Yosef D. Dlugacz
ISBN-10 UOM:39076002570617
Release 2004-04-02
Pages 288
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This important book is a practical, theory-based resource on the topic of health care quality management written for health care administrators and practitioners. It offers the tools needed to help managers make decisions, prioritize resources (financial and human), and analyze and improve the care they deliver. The Handbook offers a hands-on approach to specific topics such as the implementation of managerial goals, instructions for developing accurate measurements for evaluating care, the utilization of data as a basis for process improvement, exploration of quality management tools and techniques, guidelines for the complex integration of collaborative services in health care, and methods for effective communication and improving accountability.

Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations 3 Volume Set

Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations  3 Volume Set Author American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM)
ISBN-10 9780470649190
Release 2011-01-06
Pages 650
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Continuing its superiority in the health care risk management field, this sixth edition of The Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations is written by the key practitioners and consultant in the field. It contains more practical chapters and health care examples and additional material on methods and techniques of risk reduction and management. It also revises the structure of the previous edition, and focuses on operational and organizational structure rather than risk areas and functions. The three volumes are written using a practical and user-friendly approach.

The Oxford Handbook of Critical Management Studies

The Oxford Handbook of Critical Management Studies Author Mats Alvesson
ISBN-10 9780199237715
Release 2009-06-18
Pages 582
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Critical Management Studies (CMS) has emerged as a movement that questions the authority and relevance of much mainstream thinking and practice. Critical of established practices and institutional arrangements, it challenges many orthodoxies in management and organization studies. This Handbook maps the terrain of CMS today.

Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations

Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations Author American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM)
ISBN-10 9780470300176
Release 2009-04-27
Pages 642
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Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations, Student Edition is a complete introductory textbook on risk management in health care, incorporating all the basic elements of risk management as it relates to health care finance, quality, management, law, and regulatory compliance. In 24 concise chapters, this comprehensive introduction provides a perfect overview to prepare students, or working professionals in health care or law, enter the field of health care risk management and patient safety. Readers will be provided an understanding of general risk management techniques; standards of health care risk management administration; federal, state and local laws; and methods for integrating patient safety and enterprise risk management into a comprehensive risk management program. Each chapter will have key points, standardized introduction, list of key terms, and discussion questions. A separate downloadable instructors ́ manual will have additional support tools for the instructor. Chapter topics include: · Enterprise Risk Management in Health Care The Basics · Health Care Legal Concepts · Governance of the Health Care Organization · Development of a Risk Management Program · The Health Care Risk Management Professional · Risk Management Metrics · Ethics in Patient Care · Interpersonal Communication Skills: The Ultimate Loss Control Technique · Physician and Allied Health Professionals Credentialing · Documentation and the Medical Record · Basic Claims Administration · A Contract Review Primer for Risk Management · Information Technologies and Risk Management · Health Information Management · Introduction to Risk Financing · Insurance: Basic Principles and Coverages · Organizational Staffing · Emergency Management · Occupational Safety , Health ad Environmental Impairment: A Brief Overview · Early Warning Systems for the Identification Organizational · Patient Safety and the Risk Management Professional · Risk Management ́s Role in Performance Improvement · The Risk management Professional and Medication Safety

Handbook of Healthcare Management

Handbook of Healthcare Management Author Myron D. Fottler
ISBN-10 9781783470167
Release 2015-09-25
Pages 544
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The Handbook of Healthcare Management is a comprehensive examination of key management practices for global healthcare organizations, arguing that insight into and implementation of these practices is essential for success and sustainability.

Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations Clinical risk

Risk Management Handbook for Health Care Organizations  Clinical risk Author Peggy Nakamura
ISBN-10 0787987085
Release 2006
Pages 562
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Volume II focuses on patient safety and the operational risk inherent in all healthcare organizations with particular emphasis on clinical risk.. The role of the risk manager in patient safety will be a common underlying theme. Topics include: Patient Safety Risk Management’s Role in Performance Improvement Clinical Crisis Management Informed Consent Clinical Research Medication Safety The Risk Manager && Biomedical Technology Primary && Ambulatory Care Pre-Hospital Emergency Medical Services Emergency Department Behavioral Health Critical Care Perinatal Risk Management Pediatrics Operating Room Laboratory Radiology Home Care Services Post Acute && Long Term Care

Handbook of Critical and Intensive Care Medicine

Handbook of Critical and Intensive Care Medicine Author Joseph Varon
ISBN-10 0387928510
Release 2010-03-20
Pages 422
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Why write a book on the management of critically ill patients? Over the past few decades we have seen an enormous growth in the number of intensive care units (ICU) across the world. Indeed, it is estimated that a large proportion of health care expenses are devoted to patients in these specialized units. Medical students, r- idents, fellows, attending physicians, critical care nurses, pharmacists, respiratory therapists, and other health-care providers (irrespective of their ultimate ?eld of pr- tice) will spend several months or years of their professional lives taking care of critically ill or severely injured patients. These clinicians must have special tra- ing, experience, and competence in managing complex problems in their patients. Moreover, these clinicians must interpret data obtained by many kinds of monitoring devices, and they must integrate this information with their knowledge of the pat- physiology of disease. Even more important is the fact that anyone working in an ICU or with a critically ill patient must approach patients with a multidisciplinary team. The phrase there is no I in TEAM comes to mind.

The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Climate and Culture

The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Climate and Culture Author Karen M. Barbera
ISBN-10 9780199395927
Release 2014-05-07
Pages 752
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The Oxford Handbook of Organizational Climate and Culture presents the breadth of topics from Industrial and Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior through the lenses of organizational climate and culture. The Handbook reveals in great detail how in both research and practice climate and culture reciprocally influence each other. The details reveal the many practices that organizations use to acquire, develop, manage, motivate, lead, and treat employees both at home and in the multinational settings that characterize contemporary organizations. Chapter authors are both expert in their fields of research and also represent current climate and culture practice in five national and international companies (3M, McDonald's, the Mayo Clinic, PepsiCo and Tata). In addition, new approaches to the collection and analysis of climate and culture data are presented as well as new thinking about organizational change from an integrated climate and culture paradigm. No other compendium integrates climate and culture thinking like this Handbook does and no other compendium presents both an up-to-date review of the theory and research on the many facets of climate and culture as well as contemporary practice. The Handbook takes a climate and culture vantage point on micro approaches to human issues at work (recruitment and hiring, training and performance management, motivation and fairness) as well as organizational processes (teams, leadership, careers, communication), and it also explicates the fact that these are lodged within firms that function in larger national and international contexts.

Decision Making in Emergency Critical Care

Decision Making in Emergency Critical Care Author John E. Arbo
ISBN-10 9781469884998
Release 2014-08-25
Pages 832
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Looking for a brief but authoritative resource to help you manage the types of complex cardiac, pulmonary, and neurological emergencies you encounter as a resident or attending emergency room physician? Look no further than Decision Making in Emergency Critical Care: An Evidence-Based Handbook. This portable guide to rational clinical decision-making in the challenging – and changing – world of emergency critical care provides in every chapter a streamlined review of a common problem in critical care medicine, along with evidence-based guidelines and summary tables of landmark literature. Features Prepare for effective critical care practice in the emergency room’s often chaotic and resource-limited environment with expert guidance from fellows and attending physicians in the fields of emergency medicine, pulmonary and critical care medicine, cardiology, gastroenterology, and neurocritical care. Master critical care fundamentals as experts guide you through the initial resuscitation and the continued management of critical care patients during their first 24 hours of intensive care. Confidently make sustained, data-driven decisions for the critically ill patient using expert information on everything from hemodynamic monitoring and critical care ultrasonography to sepsis and septic shock to the ED-ICU transfer of care.

Merenstein Gardner s Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care

Merenstein   Gardner s Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care Author Sandra Lee Gardner
ISBN-10 9780323320849
Release 2015-04-10
Pages 1008
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Merenstein & Gardner’s Handbook of Neonatal Intensive Care, 8th Edition, is the leading resource for collaborative, interprofessional critical care of newborns. Co-authored by physicians and nurses, it offers concise, comprehensive coverage with a unique multidisciplinary approach and real-world perspective that make it an essential guide for both neonatal nurses and physicians. The 8th edition features the latest neonatal research, evidence, clinical guidelines, and practice recommendations — all in a practical quick-reference format for easy retrieval and review of key information. UNIQUE! Multidisciplinary author and contributor team consists of two physicians and two nurses, with each chapter written and reviewed by a physician-nurse team to ensure that information mirrors current, real-world practice in a neonatal intensive care unit. Critical Findings boxes and tables outline symptoms and diagnostic findings that require immediate attention, helping you prioritize assessment data and steps in initial care. UNIQUE! Clinical content highlighted in color allows you to quickly scan for information that directly affects patient care. UNIQUE! Parent Teaching boxes highlight relevant information to share with a patient’s caregivers. Clinical images, graphs, and algorithms illustrate clinically relevant concepts in neonatal intensive care. Streamlined references include only the most current or classic sources. NEW! Coverage of the latest neonatal research, evidence, clinical guidelines, and practice recommendations addresses topics such as: women with chronic illnesses becoming pregnant; maternal obesity; hypotension and shock in premature infants; pain and sedation; dedicated feeding sets vs. IVs for safety; MRSA; pediatric stroke; autism screening; discharge coordination; and more. NEW! The latest AAP recommendations and guidelines for hypoglycemia, jaundice, herpes, respiratory syncytial virus, and neonatal transport team composition. EXPANDED! Revised Evidence-Based Clinical Practice chapter focuses on evidence-based practice and quality improvement and the role of qualitative research in EBP. EXPANDED! Updated Infection in the Neonate chapter features new GBS guidelines and CRP research.

Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing

Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing Author Fiona Creed
ISBN-10 9780191059339
Release 2016-01-28
Pages 560
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The second edition of the Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing has been fully revised to reflect a more systematic approach to care delivery and to follow the patient pathway. Focused on the practical issues of nursing care and nursing procedures, this handbook has been written by nurses, for nurses. Reflecting current best practice, the Oxford Handbook of Critical Care Nursing is an easily accessible and evidence-based guide for all levels of nursing staff working in critical care environments. It provides the nurse at the bedside with the answers to day-to-day problems experienced when caring for critically ill patients, and is also a guide to some of the less commonly encountered issues. The new edition of this handbook will continue to help support novice and experienced staff in critical care environments. Now including more detail on the psychological issues facing critically ill patients, and more information on the intricacies of receiving a critically ill patient and transferring from a critical care environment, this handbook is a concise, practical, and comprehensive resource.